How to Boost Furnace Efficiency and Save Money

Monday, January 21st, 2019

As homeowners, we are constantly seeking out ways to cut back on spending and save a few extra bucks each month. The good news is that it is never too late to start saving. We still have a long winter ahead of us, and chances are, you will be running your furnace consistently for the next few months, which can lead to costly heating bills. However, you can keep your utility bills to a minimum when you improve your furnace’s efficiency.

There are numerous things that you can do at home to boost heating efficiency, some of which are free of charge! Improving efficiency is the best way to keep repair costs and utility bills low, which is great for your budget. If you wish to learn more about the ways you can boost your furnace efficiency, keep reading below. We have outlined some of the best methods to do so. 

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Tips for Avoiding Furnace Repair

Monday, November 26th, 2018

furnaceThere are a lot of great heaters out there, and investing in a good heater will help to ensure that you are able to heat your home effectively and reliably. It does not guarantee that you’ll be able to do so without issue forever, however. In fact, no heater is ever going to be completely problem free. You’ll need furnace repair in Coalinga at some point. When you do, you really want to have the repairs completed as soon as possible.

You know what’s even better than prompt heating repairs, though? Avoiding the need for those repairs in the first place. No, there is no way that you’ll avoid furnace repair needs forever. By following these simple tips, though, you’ll run into repair needs as infrequently as possible. Sometimes, that’s the best that you can ask for! So read on,  keep the following tips in mind, and remember that the heating professionals on our team are always here when you need us.

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Important Tips to Consider When Buying a New Furnace for Your Home

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Important Tips to Consider When Buying a New Furnace for Your Home
Buying a new furnace is similar to buying a car. You want to know the fuel efficiency, of course, and compare features and equipment of different models. Though, unlike a car, you can’t take your new furnace for a test drive. With that in mind, it’s important to work with a reputable HVAC provider to maximize your investment with a successful installation.

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Schedule Furnace Maintenance Now to Prevent Problems Later

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Schedule Furnace Maintenance Now to Prevent Problems LaterAlthough the heating season in the Central Valley isn’t nearly as demanding as the cooling season, it’s important to have professional furnace maintenance this fall. When an HVAC expert goes through your equipment, you’ll have the assurance that the system runs as cleanly and efficiently as possible, both of which promote dependable performance.

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Common Combustion Pollutants in Your Fresno Home

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

 Common Combustion Pollutants in Your Fresno HomeAlthough the amount is higher during the winter, common combustion pollutants can lurk in your home at any time of the year. Anything that burns can leave behind unhealthy gases if combustion isn’t complete. Of these gases, carbon monoxide (CO) is the deadliest, but others can adversely affect your health over time. Here are some common combustion pollutants to look out for in your Fresno home:

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Can Putting in a Furnace Filter the Wrong Way Cause Damage?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Can Putting in a Furnace Filter the Wrong Way Cause Damage?Furnace filter screens are designed to be placed a certain way, and not heeding this proper direction can cause issues. By taking a few moments to ensure your filter is placed the right way, these headaches can simply be avoided.

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Furnace Types That You Can Consider — Single-Stage, 2- Stage or Variable Speed

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Furnace Types That You Can Consider -- Single-Stage, 2- Stage or Variable SpeedWhen you’re considering replacing your existing heating system, it can be difficult to determine what you need. Aside from efficiency levels and heating capacity, furnaces come in different types with regard to how the gas valve and blower motor operates. Knowing your options and understanding the difference between furnace types will help you in making your decision. Before speaking to an HVAC specialist to determine the best fit for your home, you should understand the differences between single-stage, two-stage and variable-speed furnaces.

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Do You Understand AFUE? Here’s Why You Should

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Do You Understand AFUE? Here's Why You ShouldFurnace efficiency is measured by AFUE, short for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. It’s a simple percentage that gives consumers a basis to compare energy efficiency among similar makes and models of furnaces at a glance. AFUE isn’t the only element that impacts your efficiency and operating costs. Other factors include the airtightness of your home, the amount of insulation, and how many hours a day you typically run the furnace.

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An Oversized Furnace Causes 2 Major Problems

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

An Oversized Furnace Causes 2 Major ProblemsTo ensure comfort and optimal efficiency, your home’s furnace must be sized accurately just like the air conditioner. Instead of using a rule of thumb to estimate the size, an HVAC contractor should perform a load calculation and consider key factors such as the home’s square footage, orientation, insulation level, windows and ductwork system.

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Choosing the Right Furnace Filter

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Choosing the Right Furnace FilterAre you choosing a good quality air filter for your heating and cooling system? Many people replace the filter regularly, but don’t take the time to choose one of good quality. The result is poor air quality in your home and possibly added strain to your HVAC components. 

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